At the time of his death in 2004, Jacques Derrida was arguably the most
influential and the most controversial thinker in contemporary
philosophy. But how does one respond to the death of Jacques Derrida?
How does one mourn for Derrida, who spent thirty years warning of the
dangers of mourning, while insisting that mourning is both unavoidable
and impossible? In this original and engaging response to Derrida's
death, Sean Gaston re-examines his own relationship with this great
thinker and traces his own mourning, while examining the very nature of
mourning in Derrida's work. Written in the immediate aftermath of
Derrida's death, this insightful and touching account offers a fresh
analysis of a vital element of Derrida's thought and a genuine
reflection on the implications of Derrida's death for how we will now
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